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Sylvester Stallone Hires PI to Investigate Son's Death

Plus, Westboro Baptist Church will protest Sage Stallone's funeral

(Newser) - Sylvester Stallone has hired a private investigator to look into son Sage's death, TMZ reports. Scott Ross was involved in the investigations into the Chris Brown/Rihanna assault and the Michael Jackson molestation case, and he will look into Sage's final weeks and his cause of death. The New ... More »

Westboro Founder's Son to Speak—as Westboro Protests

Other Phelps kin will protest at 'Reason Rally'

(Newser) - The Westboro Baptist Church consists mainly of founder Fred Phelps' extended family, and they will be facing off against one of their own at an atheist rally in Washington, DC, next weekend. Fred's estranged son, Nate Phelps, a gay rights advocate and anti-child abuse activist , will be joining speakers... More »

Did Westboro Stage Its Whitney Protest Photo?

Plus: Whitney Houston's dress, earrings to be auctioned

(Newser) - Westboro Baptist Church promised to picket Whitney Houston's funeral, and Margie Phelps—daughter of church founder Fred Phelps— tweeted a picture Saturday appearing to show church members at the New Hope Baptist Church. Phelps also tweeted a few taunts directed at Occupy Newark, which had vowed to oppose the... More »

Westboro Announces Steve Jobs Protest— Via iPhone

Official says Steve Jobs targeted because he 'taught sin'

(Newser) - Westboro Baptist Church says it will picket Steve Jobs' funeral, but apparently God also hates irony: Leader Margie Phelps announced the protest via a Twitter announcement made on an iPhone. "The irony here is almost unbelievable," notes Josh Wolford on Web Pro News . Jobs' sin? Phelps tweeted... More »

Westboro to Obama, Justices: You're Going to Hell

And more lighthearted fun on the Sunday dial

(Newser) - Westboro Baptist Church may have scored a key First Amendment victory this week, but they're not about to send out thank-you notes, reports Politico . In an appearance this morning on Fox News Sunday attorney and Fred Phelps daughter Margie Phelps said that the Supreme Court justices are hell-bound. “... More »

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